This drink belongs to a family of drinks named after popular snacks, such as cookies, cakes, candies, and soft drinks. Here is an early printing of this drink:
Beauty by Lewin Joel in 1987
"a thirty-foot Christmas tree decorated with antique ornaments and a thousand tiny white lights; from Southern Comfort-spiked Hawaiian Punch and five bush-leaguers from East Haven to French champagne and the Benny Goodman Orchestra."
This drink follows the common trend of it's family and taste like it's counterpart. This drink also appears in:
The World almanac and book of facts by Robert Famighetti in 1998
"Hawaiian Punch: Southern Comfort liquor:"
Big Bad-Ass Book of Shots - Page 309 by Paul Knorr in 2004
"HAWAIIAN PUNCH 1 part Southern Comfort® 1 part sloe gin 1 part orange juice 1 part amaretto"
This drink dates between 1981 - 1985 and contained at least as of then:
Shake these ingredients:
Strain into a highball glass filled with ice cubes.